Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

A New Connection at the Hospital

Not a lot of people know this, but hospital visits are very important in the work we do on the Outreach Team. There are countless times where I’ve come across a young person who was at the hospital alone with ... Read more

Andre CoronadoSeptember 16, 2021

Donate a Car and Covenant House

My car recently died, and I choose to donate it to Covenant House Vancouver. Having a car stop working is never fun and removing it can be a challenge. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do then I ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 16, 2021

CHAINED Q&A Fundraiser

Join host Dylan Playfair on September 16th in an evening of conversation with Aleks Paunovic (JIM), Marlon Kazadi (TAYLOR), and Titus Heckel (writer/director) while they answer your questions about all things CHAINED while discussing the film's powerful theme of toxic ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 14, 2021

Value Communication

Covenant House Vancouver’s purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. Value Communication is one of our key principles and we lead ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 13, 2021

Help youth while helping the environment!

Recycling your refundable containers? You can donate your refund to Covenant House Vancouver! When you visit a Return-It Express Recycling Depot you can help youth experiencing homelessness while helping the environment. Take your bag of recyclables to your nearest Return-It ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 09, 2021

Ed works to improve his health at ROP

When *Ed first came to the Rights of Passage Program (ROP), he was shy and had some health concerns. The team worked to build a strong relationship with Ed and slowly he came out of his shell and became more ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 08, 2021

Gratitude from our Kitchen Team

Our Kitchen Team is grateful to receive donations of food and garden-fresh produce is always a welcome treat.Alina from Sir Winston Churchill High School grows vegetables at her home garden as well as at her school's garden club which she ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 07, 2021

Have a nice Labour Day weekend!

From all of us at Covenant House Vancouver we wish you a relaxing Labour Day long weekend! If you are a youth in need of assistance over the long weekend call our youth workers toll-free at 1-877-685-7474 or click here. Enjoy ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 03, 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.  Overdose is something that touches us every single day ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 31, 2021